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Summit or No Summit: North Korea angry over military drill

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French and noble in 2018: What remains of France's aristocracy?

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Tiananmen Square, 25 Years On (part 2)

It was 25 years ago that a lone young man in a white shirt defied the tanks rolling into Beijing's Tienanmen Square. A day earlier, authorities had started cracking down on unprecedented student protests. On the surface of it, one quarter century on, the civil liberties genie has well and truly been put back in its bottle. How do the Chinese remember 1989, and what's become of the Chinese model?

By François PICARD

Our guests

Frédéric PUPATTI

PhD Candidate in Political Science

Alice EKMAN

Head of China Research, French Institute of International Relations

Philippe DU FRESNAY

Economist, President of the INSEAD Competitive Intelligence Alumni Club

Steve Tsang

Professor of Contemporary Chinese Studies & Director of the China Policy Institute

Yaxue CAO

Founder of ChinaChange.org

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2018-05-17 European Union

With friends like Trump... What's Europe's answer to 'America first'?

It's Donald versus Donald. The president of the European Council let loose on trade tariffs and the Iran nuclear deal ahead of an EU leaders' dinner in the Bulgarian capital on...

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2018-05-16 Americas

Maduro's Venezuela: Can Chavez successor ignore international pressure?

Venezuela is a democratic country with no runaway inflation, no collapsing health services, no population flight. That's what incumbent Nicolas Maduro told FRANCE 24's Marc...

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2018-05-15 Middle East

To peace or catastrophe? Tensions rise in Gaza after US embassy moves to Jerusalem

A terrible massacre or a state defending itself? The killing of at least 60 civilian protestors on the Gaza-Israel border has sparked outrage worldwide - except for in Israel and...

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2018-05-14 Middle East

US embassy in Jerusalem: New era for the Middle East?

The United States officially recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel with the inauguration of the US embassy in the holy city on Monday, an event that coincided with...

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2018-05-08 Middle East

Lebanon's winds of change: Hezbollah and allies gain, Hariri's support slides

Voters cast ballots on Sunday in Lebanon's first parliamentary elections since 2009, with early results showing Lebanese PM Saad Hariri's party losing a third of its seats while...

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